Can musical aesthetics register the turbulence of living together with volcanoes? Tore Størvold talks about geosociality and the ecocritical analysis of Icelandic music.
How have past societies dealt with climate change? Dominik Collet talks about new approaches in the emerging field of climate history.
Can we integrate art and academic practice to find new ways of representing other-than-human species? How do we engage in storytelling that adequately describes our kinship with the more-than human world?
How do people’s experiences and fears of air pollution transform into new visions of sustainability and creative forms of action? We have invited Mette Halskov Hansen to talk about the Airborne project, exploring the human dimensions of air pollution in China.
How can academics, artists and activists creatively engage with the environmental challenges of current times? How to imagine more just, livable and democratic futures in the Nordic countries?
NB: The lecture will be held at the 12th floor, PA Munchs Hus.
How does the Anthropocene manifest in the organosphere? Marco Armiero presents the Guerrilla Narrative project Toxic Bios, a counter-hegemonic exercise aiming to dismantle the Toxic Narratives of the Anthropocene while prefiguring alternative socio-ecological politics.
Is it time to tell a new story about climate change? Karen O'Brien talks on the potential of stories to empower social change.
This three-day intensive course introduces theories and research methods applied in the interdisciplinary field of environmental humanities.
How do we narrate climatic change in a museum environment and initiate dialogue across its stakeholders? How can museums become ‘contact zones’ where science and education, activism and entertainment, debate and tourism interact productively?
How do we make more-than-human relations come alive in our research? Human speech and written texts are key sources of reference, but how do we account for sociality beyond words and human perspectives? What forms of research and knowledge enable the exploration of multi-species worlds? How make our writing less anthropocentric in the Anthropocene?
What is the relationship between education and sustainable development? Elin Sæther talks about COSER, a research initiative aiming to explore education in light of today's complex sustainable development issues.
Elisabeth Ulrika Sjødahl from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design talks about Beautiful Landscapes and Heavy Pollution.
What is the status of the Antarctic Treaty 60 years after its entry into force? This workshop is part of the Political Philosophy Looks to Antarctica project.
Can we extract water from Antarctic icebergs? Dr Julia Jabour from the University of Tasmania talks on efforts to design a legal regime to regulate iceberg harvesting.
How is knowledge produced from art, pedagogy and civic engagement in the Environmental Humanities? Hanna Musiol lectures on the need to create spaces for participatory and transmedia collaborations among scholars, artists, students, designers, and community actors.
Society urgently request knowledge from the environmental humanities that can help us understand the challenges of our times. This talk presents some examples of co-creation between academia and civil society, exploring collaborative attempts to make a difference.
Eli Rinde from the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) talks about threats to the marine biodiversity in Norway and possible solutions.
What are the international law implications of the Anthropocene? For this lunch discussion we have invited Research Professor Davor Vidas, a member of the Anthropocene Working Group of the International Commission on Stratigraphy.
Isen smelter og i en varmere verden blir Arktis stadig viktigere. Hva skal skje nordpå? Hvem skal bestemme, og på hvilke premisser?
Hva slags by ønsker du å bo i? Hvordan synes du den bør endre seg i fremtiden, når klimaet endrer seg? I vårt telt på Forskningstorget 20. - 21. September kan du utforske fortidens Oslo og hjelpe oss med å utforme et bedre og grønnere Oslo for alle.
The science is clear: It is understood that we are facing an unprecedented global emergency. We must act now. But how? We have invited Inger Østenstad from Extinction Rebellion to talk about radical honesty and tactics in climate activism.
Why is climate fiction so blue, and what is it good for? We have invited Sissel Furuseth to talk about how anthropogenic climate change is orchestrated in contemporary Norwegian fiction.
Is the information technology industry emerging as an increasing threat to the environment? We have invited Trine Syvertsen, professor of media and communication at UiO, to talk about reactions to toxic media, digital detox, and the 'slow media' movement.
Hvilke uttrykksformer er legitime og virkningsfulle i miljøkampen? Oslo School of Environmental Humanities (OSEH) inviterer til panelsamtale om det unge klimaopprøret og den vanskelige veien fra kunnskap til handling.
Do scholars fly too much? We have invited Kjerstin Aukrust to talk about academic flightshaming and the 2019 petition to reduce CO2 emissions from UiO flights by 50 percent.